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“Great place for a summer lunch.”
Review of Remvi By The Bay

Remvi By The Bay
Ranked #14 of 113 Restaurants in Williamstown
Cuisines: Greek
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed January 1, 2014

Four of us arrived in Williamstown by ferry and found this place for a pleasant lunch. We had dips followed by big plate of assorted meats and a couple of vegetarian dishes, while sitting outside in the shade.
Both the food and the service were really good, and they threw in a free desert.

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Thank Tenorman41
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Reviewed March 15, 2013

The food was great and its tremendous value but we couldn't talk it was too noisy. The mandolin player was great but too loud. We had a table of 8 and we were all a bit squashed. I'd still go there again but maybe not a Friday or Saturday night.

Thank Therese N
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

good hearty food and great atmosphere. dips were home made and the lamb cooked to perfection. very romantic

Thank Therese N
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Reviewed January 8, 2013

Restaurant is quite nice and simply decorated. White tablecloths and pictures of Greece adorning the walls.
We couldn't bypass the plate of dips for entree. 5 different flavours - tarama (fish roe) - lovely pale pink colour, unlike the bulk made stuff from supermarket that probably has some horrid pink colouring in it, flavour was subtle but tasty, tzatziki - one of my favourites. Flavour was perfectly balanced. Eggplant dip - sometimes the smokiness of the eggplant can be too strong but this was beautifully balanced, skordalia - never had this one before and we couldn't decide what it was. It is made from potato, garlic, olive oil and vinegar - very moreish! And lastly htiptiti, which is made from fetta cheese, roasted pepper and olive oil - the balance of the pepper and cheese was excellent. The dips were served with freshly made pita bread, which was soft but chewy.
Also had another entree - white bait. Usually I love whitebait but this had quite a sharp fishy flavour - didn't stop me eating it though.
All the mains were served with either baked or mashed potato. I had the lamb cutlets or Paithakia - they were cooked to perfection. The others had the chefs special Arni Lemonato. Lamb cooked in its own juice, lemon juice and oregano/herbs in the oven. The meat was very pale and to me the lemon flavour overpowered the taste of the meat. It was a bit on the bland side. They had it with baked potato (they looked like large wedges) and other veggies.
The paithakia consisted of five lamb cutlets, which had been chargrilled with herbs and served with tzatziki and side salad. The salad was simple greens, red onion, tomato, capsicum.
Too full to have a dessert so next time will have to leave some room as I love baklava!
highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank RuBee50
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Reviewed December 4, 2012

I had my 50th Birthday party in August 2012, and we wanted to celebrate and have a private room to do so. As I live 3 hours from Melbourne and nearly all the people that were to be invited live in Melbournes west we decided that Remvi would be ideal. We had eaten there a few times and enjoyed it every time. All my contact with them was via telephone and it was hassle free. I told them what I wanted roughly how many people and booked in the Upstairs room which would hold about 40 (you wouldnt want to have any more than that as it would be abit tight). We had the banquet and alcohol package, Everyone loved it, the children had a choice of a kids meal if needed however most of the kids liked what was on offer as did the parents. Could not fault the food or the service. The room was ready for us when we got there 2 long tables set up, you are also free to decorate the room with flowers or candles and bring your own music as they have a CD player. All in all I and all my guestssaid they had a great time and loved the food - So what more could you ask for !!!

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Thank Carolyn D
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